Trains Arklow to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Arklow to Drogheda by train

The journey from Arklow to Drogheda by train is 103.98 km and takes 3 hrs 7 mins. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:03 and the last at 19:25. It is possible to travel from Arklow to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 7 mins
Connection per Day4
First Departure06:03
Last Departure19:25
Distance103.98 km
DepartureArklow
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

Arklow to Drogheda Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 25 May 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Arklow to Drogheda?

Prices will vary when you travel from Arklow to Drogheda. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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On average, a train ticket from Arklow to Drogheda will cost you . If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Arklow to Drogheda by train?

The average journey time is 3 hrs 7 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 103.98 km from Arklow to Drogheda. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Arklow to Drogheda to take longer than 3 hrs 7 mins. The distance between Arklow and Drogheda is around 103.98 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 hrs 7 mins. However, the fastest routes between Arklow and Drogheda take 2 hrs 38 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Arklow to Drogheda leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Arklow to Drogheda, which usually leaves at 06:03. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 19:25. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Arklow at 06:03, and the last departure will leave at 19:25. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Arklow to Drogheda can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations are used when traveling from Arklow to Drogheda?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Arklow from the following stations: Arklow Railway Station. Arriving at Drogheda, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Drogheda MacBride. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Drogheda.

How many daily journeys are there from Arklow to Drogheda?

On average, there are 4 daily departures from Arklow to Drogheda. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 1 departures from Arklow which travel directly to Drogheda. There are 3 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Arklow to Drogheda. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Arklow to Drogheda
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Arklow to Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Arklow to Drogheda, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Arklow to Drogheda.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Arklow - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €5.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.70.

Find the best day to travel to Drogheda by train

When travelling to Drogheda by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Arklow to Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
7.28kg
Bus
7.8kg
Flight
20.8kg
Car
16.64kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Arklow to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Arklow and Drogheda are 7.28kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Arklow and Drogheda? By taking the train between Arklow and Drogheda you will save 13.52kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.52kg compared to a bus and 9.36kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Arklow and Drogheda by train?
Arklow to Drogheda is 103.98 km.
How long does the train between Arklow and Drogheda take?
Arklow to Drogheda is on average 3 hrs 7 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 38 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Arklow to Drogheda?
Arklow to Drogheda has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Arklow to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Arklow to Drogheda departs at 06:03. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Arklow to Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Arklow to Drogheda departs at 19:25. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
How many direct connections depart from Arklow to Drogheda?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Arklow to go to Drogheda.
What's the fastest journey time between Arklow to Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Arklow and Drogheda is 2 hrs 38 mins.
Is there a direct train from Arklow to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Arklow and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Arklow to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Arklow to Drogheda creates 7.28kg of CO2 emissions.

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